UnityPoint Health

  • Intern-Radiology Technologist

    Requisition ID
    2018-44585
    Category
    Medical Imaging and Radiology - Non-Nursing
    Location
    US-IL-Peoria
    Address
    221 NE Glen Oak Ave
    Affiliate
    5020 UnityPoint Health Methodist Medical Center
    City
    Peoria
    Department
    Medical Imaging- MMCI
    State
    IL
    FTE
    .01
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    1st and 2nd shift weekends and holidays
    Work Remotely within the US
    No
  • Overview

    Assists the radiologic technologist in performing basic direct and indirect patient care according to the medical center policies and procedures ensuring quality patient care.

    Responsibilities

    Assists the technologist in performing basic patient care according to medical center policies and procedures to ensure quality patient care of assigned patients of all ages.

    • Demonstrates knowledge of patient care, comfort and safety procedures.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of moving, lifting, transferring and ambulating patients using standard safety practices (or proper body mechanics).
    • Demonstrates knowledge of film and paper work processes (correct film identification).
    • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.

     

    Performs department maintenance duties/errands upon request to help ensure a clean, efficient department

    • Participates in assigned maintenance tasks such as: cleaning x-ray tables and equipment.
    • Assists in stocking necessary room supplies such as linen, emesis basins, etc.
    • Assists assigned area with readings and errands as requested.
    • Transports paper work internally between work areas (traffic control, sorting areas, ED, etc).

     

    Uses time, supplies and other resources productively to promote responsive and cost effective care.

    • Prioritizes messages and work in an efficient consistent manner
    • Assists others in assignment completion
    • Relays information in an accurate manner to correct individual
    • Uses maintenance services efficiently by promptly reporting unsafe equipment or risky situation

     

    Performs support functions of the medical imaging department to ensure patient expectations and needs are met.

    • Promptly processes images and paper work to ensure timely turn around in providing a report to the physician's office.
    • Maintains and coordinates patient flow to ensure efficient and expedient patient care, transporting patients to and from the department as required.
    • Maintains and ensures a safe environment for patients and personnel and maintenance of the QA, QC, QI programs.
    • Assists physicians and other hospital personnel in locating images for review in PACS.
    • Able to access and print reports from the RIS system.

     

    Qualifications

    Education

    • High School Diploma in the field(s) of Required
    • Certificate Program in the field(s) of medical imaging must be at least one year completed and current status as a student and/or have completed Radiology technology program and are continuing education in healthcare field Required

    Work Experience

    • Not Indicated

    License and Certification

    • Not Indicated

    Required English Skills

    • Basic reading skills
    • Basic writing skills
    • Basic oral skills
    • Other: Good interpersonal skills.

    Communication Skills

    • Ability to respond appropriately to customer/co-worker
    • Interaction with a wide variety of people
    • Maintain confidential information
    • Ability to communicate only the facts to recipients or to decline to reveal information
    • Ability to project a professional, friendly, helpful demeanor

    Computer Skills

    • Basic computer knowledge: Uses word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail application, and web browser. Comfortable within a Windows OS and learning new applications.

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